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  • Re: Are the classes in Geology and Earth Science Programs fun?

    Start out with small goals like taking classes this fall and trying to get at least a B in all your classes. See how you do in fall and adjust you classes accordingly for the spring semester. If you do well proceed further if not talk to your adviser to see what other career areas you can look into.

    To be successful in achieving your goal of getting a degree in a specific area that interests you need to have the ability to comprehend the material to move forward to the next class. Focus on things that you will do to make sure you have a successful semester. For example focus on how you are going to manage your schedule for the week? When will you be attending classes and when will you study? If you don't understand something in class think what steps are you going to take to do better? Are you going to go to office hours or will you be going to tutoring? Your main goal should be to perform well in your classes this fall. Limit you time on social media. You want to do well this coming semester so that you can move forward to new classes and not have to repeat the ones you took in the fall.

    Stay focused. This book may have some tips that will help you have a successful semester.
  • Re: Your Good Buy Of The Day

    Just putting my story here since I don't know where else to put it.

    This morning I received an email from ebates stating that I had just earned $149 cashback on my last purchase.
    I looked at my transactions and ebates had posted that I had made a $2500 purchase at this one store when I had only made a $13 purchase online. I freaked out and called my cc company to inform them that I had an unauthorized purchase on my card. When talking to the rep she stated no such purchase had posted to my cc. She put a note on my account should there be any suspicious charges to my account.

    I then contacted ebates with my transaction information and that I noticed this transaction on my ebates account with this large cashback bonus. Turns out it was a technical error that will be fixed but for a second my heart stopped thinking an unauthorized purchase had been made.

    If anyone uses ebates I would say just check your account to see if you see any unusual cashback bonuses for significant purchases as I was getting several cashback emails on transactions that never occurred.
  • Re: Schools that admitted your B+/A- students?

    If he is taking the SAT again make sure he is preparing for it so that he improves his score. (classes, self study, tutoring) A higher SAT score will help him if applying to STEM programs. Some schools may require subject tests too.
  • Re: Say it here cause you can't say it directly- the get it off your chest thread

    I called you to let you know that you should be expecting a gift delivery for your sons birthday in the next few days.
    Before I even had a chance to explain what it was or where it was from you cut me off and said, " I hope you gave a gift receipt because we are planning to return it." I thought it was rude that you didn't even give me a chance to explain what I was giving before you gave a response. Thanks for confirming today that you received the package and that you will be returning it to the store. I went out of my way to give something really nice and even something extra. Thanks for being so grateful. All you had to do was say thank you.
  • Re: Your Good Buy Of The Day

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    Use codes EXTRA20 and ONEDAY to bring the price down to $71.99.